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January 2021 Sock KAL - Finished Posts

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    January 2021 Sock KAL - Finished Posts

    This thread is for your finished socks. Posts should be finished socks only but you may give compliments as Comments below the post. We do this to make it easier to pick a winner with a random number generator. Please feel free to chat away in our Chat thread.

    You are eligible for up to four entries. Please make a separate post for each entry. You may post the following entries:
    1. For the first sock (or two through the heels) - any socks started this month count
    2. For a completed pair - any socks count. Socks started before the beginning of this month may be finished and entered as a completed pair.
    3. For using a pattern that goes with the monthly theme. Please include the name of your pattern and how it coordinates with the theme.
    4. For using the featured color.
    Our theme for this month: What do you see outside your window? For your theme picture, include a picture looking out your window and tell us how your view inspired your pattern choice.

    Our color this month: Any color you see outside your window.


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    The prize for this month is a skein of fingering weight yarn spun by one of our members -
    Pegg Thomas
    Expert Crafter
    Pegg Thomas Thank you Pegg!
    Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

    #2
    I finally finished last month’s socks,

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    Kathie from Indiana

    2022 Stashbuster: WTD 0, YTD - 58
    2021 Stashbuster: YTD +41

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    #3
    Finished up a pair last night. I’ll be gifting these to one of my sisters who loves the color sapphire blue. Click image for larger version

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    • Kokoriffic
      Kokoriffic
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      They are helical knit, no self striping. The sapphire blue is used throughout and I alternated the light blue and the speckled every 20 rounds. I wish I had pre-planned for the afterthought heel placement so that it was more centered in the stripe, but oh well.

    • KnitsWithHorses
      KnitsWithHorses
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      KnitsWithHorses commented
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      These are awesome.

    • lovestostitch
      lovestostitch
      Expert Crafter
      lovestostitch commented
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      I think what you did is great.

    #4
    Finished through the heels.
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    Natalie from Oklahoma
    "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in your life, you will have been all of these."
    George Washington Carver


    Stash busting 2022 YTD +44 WTD+2
    2022 Reading Challenge
    40 of 80 books read/ 18 of 30 New-to-me read

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    #5
    Finished pair!
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    Natalie from Oklahoma
    "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in your life, you will have been all of these."
    George Washington Carver


    Stash busting 2022 YTD +44 WTD+2
    2022 Reading Challenge
    40 of 80 books read/ 18 of 30 New-to-me read

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    #6
    One for theme.
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    Natalie from Oklahoma
    "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in your life, you will have been all of these."
    George Washington Carver


    Stash busting 2022 YTD +44 WTD+2
    2022 Reading Challenge
    40 of 80 books read/ 18 of 30 New-to-me read

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    #7
    And for color i even got a sunset picture that includes the pink in my yarn even though now that they are knit up you don't really see the pink in the yarn. When it was in the skein it looked like there was way more pink than that. 😁
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    Natalie from Oklahoma
    "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in your life, you will have been all of these."
    George Washington Carver


    Stash busting 2022 YTD +44 WTD+2
    2022 Reading Challenge
    40 of 80 books read/ 18 of 30 New-to-me read

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    Finished through the heels.
    Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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    #9
    First sock of the month completed.

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    Visit my Blog: http://tmskquilt.blogspot.com

    Oh SNAP ✨ we're DUELLING 🤺 atFiberkind Wizarding School!
    Let's SPEW.

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    #10
    2nd Entry - Completed pair of socks.

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    Visit my Blog: http://tmskquilt.blogspot.com

    Oh SNAP ✨ we're DUELLING 🤺 atFiberkind Wizarding School!
    Let's SPEW.

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      #11
      Entry for option #4 - theme color.

      Outside my window I see many winter colors. There is the white/gray of the snow and the gray of the sky. The red and blue roofs of my bird feeders. Also, we have lots of dogwood bushes and barberry bushes, which have red stems and red flowers/berries in the winter. My socks exhibit all of these colors.

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      Visit my Blog: http://tmskquilt.blogspot.com

      Oh SNAP ✨ we're DUELLING 🤺 atFiberkind Wizarding School!
      Let's SPEW.

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      Finished pair.
      Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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      Theme - view from my window
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      Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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      Pattern: Thermal Sock
      Naperville, IL - Growing zone 5b

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        Finally got my socks done! There is nothing - nothing! - more boring than knitting white stockinette stitch. But I like how they turned out and I think they go with my photo. Pattern is Pine Tree Socks https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/lib...e-tree-socks-4 and not the easiest to read that I've ever used.
        Spinner of Yarns
        Author and Fiber Artist
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        • Guest's Avatar
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          These are beautiful!! They'd go so well with a mitts pattern that was given out free during a, what you call it when several yarn shops have an event where you go from one to another, in Seattle a year or so ago!

        • Pegg Thomas
          Pegg Thomas
          Expert Crafter
          Pegg Thomas commented
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          Not sure what they call it for yarn, but for beer, it's called a "pub crawl."

        • crosstitchlinda
          crosstitchlinda
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          Around here it is a Yarn Crawl! They are fun. I did one in MAryland a few years ago, and it was so much fun! My DD 2 lives there and the crawl coincided with our last weekend while we were there for granddaughter's birth. I spent 6 weeks helping out -- preemie, sick mom, and baby who only slept while being held!! I ended up shipping about 4 boxes of yarn home

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